Daniel (angel)

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Daniel (Hebrew: דניאל, Ancient Greek: Δανειήλ), also spelled Dânêl, is an angel, the seventh mentioned of the 20 Watcher leaders of the 200 angels in the Book of Enoch, who taught the "signs of the sun" to humans. The name is translated by Michael Knibb[1] as "God has judged".

Conversely, according to Francis Barrett in The Magus, Daniel is the name of one of the 72 holy angels bearing the name of God, Shemhamphorae.

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  1. ^ The Ethiopic Book of Enoch; Knibb, Michael A. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978, repr. 1982.